Report: Miami Marlins to be Sold to Bush/Jeter Group

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By Dave Mitchner – Last Word On Baseball New Ownership on the Horizon for the Miami Marlins A consortium headed by Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter are in negotiations to buy the Miami Marlins after winning the bid on Tuesday. Jeffery Loria has owned the team since 2003, when he purchased the team for $158 million, […] READ MORE




Report: Preliminary Agreement for Miami Marlins Sale in Place

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By Joshua Greenberg – Last Word On Baseball Rumors have been swirling for months that Jeffrey Loria, owner of the Miami Marlins, was looking to either sell or relocate the team. According to the Associated Press, Loria reached a sale agreement on Thursday with an unnamed buyer, reportedly a New York real estate developer. The […] READ MORE


Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez Join 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

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By Brandon Murphy – Last Word On Baseball For the fourth consecutive year, the BBWAA elected at least two players to join the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year’s ceremony will feature a bruising slugger, the best catcher of the 1990s, and a name long awaiting immortality. The BBWAA selected first baseman Jeff Bagwell, catcher Ivan Rodriguez, and […] READ MORE


MLB Sleeper Prospects: Part 2

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By Marc Nolan – Last Word On Baseball Every year in Major League Baseball, teams have one or two prospects come out of obscurity to become legitimate Major League prospects. Whether through the development of an additional skill or maybe just seeing a player figure out some plus potential in a tool they already possess. […] READ MORE



The Jose Fernandez Legacy

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By Daniel Sperry – Last Word On Baseball Jose Fernandez, one of baseball’s brightest stars, is gone too soon. He played with childlike bliss, enjoying every moment of the game he loved. With baseball’s history comes the underlying governance with the “unwritten rules”. Fernandez was one of the few who transcend that fog. Players like […] READ MORE


Jose Fernandez Has Died at Age 24

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via Last Word on Baseball, By Marc Nolan In the early hours of Sunday morning, it was announced that Miami Marlins pitching phenom Jose Fernandez has died at age 24 in a tragic boating accident. This is a tragic loss for the baseball community as a whole. No specific details about the incident have been released to the […] READ MORE